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Limbaugh: What About People Who Took Student Loans And Paid Them Back?

14 hours 3 min ago
Rush Limbaugh talked about student debt forgiveness in an interview with FOX News' Martha MacCallum on Tuesday. MARTHA MACCALLUM, FOX NEWS: Well, let me ask you this then. Because it seems that when you go to high schools and college campuses, and even in Hollywood and other places that Democrats have won the argument to a certain extent. There's a feeling in this country among a lot of people that this is the way we should -- we should live. So, you know, it really breaks down the country in terms of those who think that we should be given all of these things and the people who are Trump supporters. RUSH LIMBAUGH: Martha, if you would go to the places in this country that are not on the coasts, not in the elite big urban areas. If you would go to the areas that Donald Trump won the election, traditional Democrat, white working class, and even blue-collar neighborhoods, you're not going to find that kind of attitude. These are the people that Democrats used to rely on. They are the people the Democrats have lost. These are the people that vote for Trump and they love Trump even more than they did in 2016. The majority of this country is not yet at the place where it wants everything given to them. Of course, young people want things given to them. Kids always do. People that are not yet mature, haven't lived enough. But we're doing a great disservice to our kids by shortchanging their humanity, shortchanging their opportunities to excel. To become something, to become larger than themselves. They're nothing more than pawns that can be bought with votes. And I don't think that there is a majority of our population that -- up against Donald Trump is the key element here. I don't think there's a majority population that is serious about thinking this is the way the country ought to be run. You know, the student -- the student loan forgiveness. What about people who took loans and paid them back? What are we going to do? Give them reparations? Are they going to ask for refunds? I mean, where does all of this stop? It isn't going to happen in the first place. That's -- it's all of this is disingenuous and dishonest, and it doesn't get anywhere near the heart of the problems that we are having in this country which I happen to think to revolve around the dissipation of our culture, the dissolution of our society, and so forth. And they are the culprits for this, and they need to be stopped. And this kind of stuff is not their route back. And the fact that they're talking about Joe Biden or crazy Bernie who is leading everybody at this stage, I think is a testament to how bankrupt they actually are.

Tucker Carlson: Pete Buttigieg's Fake Feud With Pence, 2020 Democrats and "The Victimhood Olympics"

14 hours 50 min ago
Tucker Carlson said Democrats use victimhood status and oppression to seem relatable to voters in the monologue of his Wednesday FOX News program. TUCKER CARLSON, FOX NEWS: Imagine being a Democratic presidential candidate right now. It's pretty hard to stand out. There seem to be dozens of them, possibly as many as a thousand. It's a big group but they don't disagree on much. They're not allowed to. Like all fundamentalist religious sects, the Democratic Party won't tolerate dissent. Everyone believes the same things. The Amish have more intellectual diversity. As a Democratic, the only way to the nomination is by winning gold in the victimhood olympics. You're got to convince voters that you've suffered more than anyone else in the field. That's not always easy. Cory Booker, for example, grew up in an all-white neighborhood, the son of two IBM executives. He went to Stanford, Oxford, and then Yale Law School. Yet with a straight face Booker will tell you all about his triumph over racism. Kirsten Gillibrand came from privilege, and went to Dartmouth College. She was literally given a US Senate seat. She doesn't mention any of that now. She talks about the sexism and harassment she supposedly faced. You see the point. In 2019, whining is power. Pete Buttigieg understands this. Buttigieg may be the least oppressed of all. Both his parents were college professors. He went to Harvard, and then to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. After that, Buttigieg spent three years at McKinsey. That's where ruling class drones are taught the finer points of sucking up to corporate America. He got an A in that class. Our system has been very good to Pete Buttigieg. If he's a victim, who isn't? The term has no meaning. So how does Buttigieg win his party's victimhood olympics? Simple: with the Mike Pence story. Pence was the governor of Indiana when Buttigieg became mayor of South Bend. As Buttigieg has suggested recently, this set the two on a collision course. Buttigieg is gay. Pence is a traditional Christian. Meaning he pines for the social structure of 12th century, and above all passionately hates gay people. How much does he hate them? Watch this explosive exchange from 2015, where Pence was asked directly about Buttigieg. You can see the rage in his eyes, the venom that flecks his lips. He looks dangerous. Brace yourself for this:   I hold Mayor Buttigieg in the highest personal regard. We have a great working relationship. I see him as a dedicated public servant, and a patriot.   See that? Could you feel the hate? Highest personal regard. In other words, away from me, sinner! You are filthy and disgusting. Great working relationship, says Pence. Sure. Among evangelicals, that's code for, Once I establish my theocracy, I will throw you in my dungeon and let you rot for eternity. Dedicated public servant. Patriot. Oh please. Pence might as well have spit in Buttigieg's face and called him a reprobate. It's the same thing: gay bashing.    Buttigieg responded to attacks like these as you'd expect. He gave Governor Pence an I Love South Bend shirt and joined him on a fitness walk. Buttigieg wrote about it on Facebook at the time if you want to read the unnerving details. To this day, he seems traumatized by the experience. Buttigieg recently told a crown in Austin to not, quote, judge my state by our former governor. He accused Pence of social extremism and dubbed him a cheerleader of the porn star presidency. On CNN, he suggested that even god disapproves of Mike Pence:   My marriage to Chasten has made me a better man and yes Mr. VP it has moved me closer to God. And that's the thing I wish the Mike Pences of the world would understand that if you have a problem with who I am your problem is not with me. Your quarrel sir is with my creator.   You can imagine how Pence responded to this. When you call out a man as hateful as Mike Pence, you're likely to get a hate tsunami in return. And that's exactly what Pence delivered. Watch:   I've known Mayor Pete for many years. We've worked very closely together when I was governor and I considered him a friend and he knows I don't have a problem with him.   Oh, these Evangelicals. When will they start loving their enemies? Pete Buttigieg, by contrast, is an Episcopalian. He expresses his Christian faith by defending late term abortion and relentlessly attacking people who've been kind to him. It's more effective than talking about the city he leads. In 2015, South Bend had a higher murder almost the same as Chicago's. Aggravated assaults more than tripled since Buttigieg became mayor. Rapes have nearly doubled. Buttigieg doesn't want to talk about any of that. He wants to talk about the real victim here: himself. 

Trump Blasts House Democrats Over Investigations, Subpoenas: "These Aren't Like Impartial People"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:20
Speaking to members of the press on the White House lawn Wednesday morning, Donald Trump called himself the "most transparent president ever" and also vowed to fight every subpoena from Democratic House investigators. "The subpoenas are ridiculous. I have been the most transparent president and administration in the history of our country by far," Trump said. "We're fighting all the subpoenas." QUESTION: What do you plan to do about the subpoenas of Don McGahn and others-- PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, the subpoena is ridiculous. We have been--I have been the most transparent president and administration in the history of our country, by far. We just went through the Mueller witch hunt where you had really 18 angry Democrats that hate President Trump. They hate him with a passion. They were contributors in many cases to Hillary Clinton. Hate him with a passion. How they picked this panel, I don't know. And they came up with no collusion, and they actually also came up with no obstruction. But our attorney general ruled based on the information. There was no obstruction. So you have no collusion, no obstruction. Now we're finished with it, and I thought after two years we'd be finished with it. No, now the House goes and starts subpoenaing. They want to know every deal I've ever done. Now Mueller, I assume, for $35 million checked my taxes, checked my financials, which are great, by the way. You know they're great. All you have to do is go look at the records. They're all over the place. But they checked my financials, and they checked my taxes, I assume. It was the most thorough investigation probably in the history of our country. I think I read where they interviewed 500 people. I say it's enough. Get back to infrastructure. Get back to cutting taxes. Get back to lowering drug prices. That's what--really that's what we should be doing. QUESTION: [inaudible] TRUMP: Well, we're fighting all the subpoenas. Look, these aren't like impartial people. The Democrats are trying to win 2020. They're not going to win with the people that I see. And they're not going to win against me. The only way they can maybe luck out--and I don't think that's going to happen, it might make it even the opposite, that's what a lot of people are saying--the only way they can luck out is by constantly going after me or nonsense. But they should be really focused on legislation, not the things that have been--this has been litigated, just so you understand, this has been litigated for the last two years almost since I got into office. Now if you want to litigate, go after the DNC, crooked Hillary, the dirty cops, all of these things. That's what should be litigated because that was a rigged system, and I'm breaking down--I am breaking down the swamp. If you look at what's happening, they're getting caught. They're getting fired. Who knows what's going to happen from now on? But I hope it's--I hope it's very strong. But if you look at drain the swamp, I am draining the swamp. Thank you very much. Thank you.

Audio: Michael Cohen Denies Some Crimes He Pleaded Guilty To In Phone Call With Tom Arnold, "It's a Lie"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:59
In audio obtained by the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen denied responsibility for some of the crimes he pleaded guilty to last August, including tax evasion. "It's a lie," he said in a recorded phone call with comedian Tom Arnold. WSJ's Ashby Jones explains what he could mean. "You would think that you would have folks, you know, stepping up and saying, 'You know what, this guy's lost everything,'" Cohen said during the March 25 call, recorded without his knowledge and given to the Wall Street Journal by comedian Tom Arnold. "My family's happiness, and my law license," Mr. Cohen continued. "I lost my business, I lost everything, my insurance, my bank accounts, all for what? All for what? Because Trump, you know, had an affair with a porn star? That's really what this is about." "There is no tax evasion," Cohen told Arnold, contradicting his earlier guilty plea. "And the HELOC? I have an 18% loan-to-value on my home. How could there be a HELOC issue? How? Right? … It's a lie."

Bill Weld: We'd Be Better Off Under A President Pence Than President Trump

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:32
MSNBC: Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld talks with Lawrence O'Donnell about his work on impeaching Richard Nixon and how it shapes his view of what's in the Mueller report as he prepares to challenge Trump for the GOP presidential nomination.

DNC Chair Tom Perez: Expect Republicans To "Lie, Cheat, And Steal" To Win In 2020

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 14:05
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez told MSNBC's Joy Ann Reid Tuesday night that he expects Republicans to "lie, cheat, and steal" to win the 2020 presidential election. TOM PEREZ, DNC CHAIR: What's clear from this administration, and what's clear throughout the entirety of his business practices, is that they will lie, cheat, and steal. They'll do anything to win. They have so eroded institutions of democracy, that is why there is health care on the ballot and we will continue to point out that the Democratic Party is the party fighting to save your health care. The Republicans are fighting to take it away. So many other things on the ballot. Our democracy is on the ballot. Joy, you are right. We have to be prepared for lying, cheating, and stealing. They have an approach to undermining our democracy that is shameful and that is why we are organizing everywhere. That is why we are preparing for every eventuality. We won in 2018 across this country in historic manners. But I am very sober about the realities of the upcoming campaign. They will try to suppress the vote wherever they can. They will try to cheat, they will try to weaponize things. That's what we are preparing for at the DNC. That's unfortunate. Our democracy is truly on the ballot and I'm confident we can win. But it saddens me to no end. This is not who we are and this is not the party of Lincoln. The party of Lincoln has officially died. The party of Trump is not a party that represents our democratic values.

Democratic 2020 Candidates Speak At "She The People" Forum

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:56
Senator Cory Booker, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke at the "She the People Presidential Forum" Wednesday at Texas Southern University in Houston. "She The People" was billed as "the first-ever Presidential candidate forum focused on women of color" and offered candidates a chance to make their pitch to one of the Democratic Party's key constituencies.

Brian Stelter: Trump Order To Boycott WH Correspondents' Dinner Is Just Another Attack On The Media

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:51
CNN media critic Brian Stelter comments on the president's decision to boycott the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the third year in a row: BRIAN STELTER: It is just another example of what we are seeing with this administration's attack against the media that takes many forms. One form is the president having a rally Saturday instead of attending the dinner. And I do think it matters mostly because of what it means with these tensions continuing to escalate. It makes you wonder, there has been all this talk in the Mueller report about the president making orders and then being ignored, yesterday he told Kaitlin Collins nobody disobeys my orders, and what happens today? An order not to attend the dinner party.

Eric Metaxas: The Secular Left No Longer Believes In Having Children

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:44
Eric Metaxas, radio host and author, joins FNC's Tucker Carlson to discuss ways the government could encourage Americans to have more children: ERIC METAXAS: The secular left has decided that to be pro-family, to be pro-child, is somehow a patriarchal bourgeois idea whose time has gone. Of course, Hilter talked about German women having a lot of kids -- we don't want to do that anymore. Fundamentally, when you have a secular worldview or a leftist worldview you're talking about a zero-sum game. It is a fundamentally hopeless idea that says we can't grow, we'll never grow, we have to import people from someplace else. We don't do growth anymore. And by the way, the European west is not reproducing itself. As secular values encroach and biblical views like "be fruitful and multiply," "children are a blessing from God," as those ideas go away you have a staggering situation. It is much more hip to have an abortion than it is to bring a child to term or to say, "I'm going to raise this child because children are a blessing." All of these ideas have got us to where we are now, it is very strange, it is very hopeless stuff... Nobody really says this because it is too ugly to say, but if you actually believe that we evolved out of the primordial soup and by happenstance got here by accident then our lives literally have no meaning. We don't want to talk about that because it is too horrific, nobody can really live with it. But what we do is, we buy into that idea and wonder what can I do. Since there is no God, I guess now I can have guilt-free pleasure and spend the few decades I have trying to take care of number one and have as much fun as I can. By the way, having kids requires some sacrifice, I don't have time for that... The secular left, most of whom are the media pundits, don't know that. Most of the people who are cultural elites don't know that, and they live in a world where to talk about being pro-family or to have a lot of kids is unthinkable and distasteful.

President Trump And First Lady Melania Trump Speak At Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:26
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump addressed the "Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit" in Atlanta on Wednesday.

Tucker Carlson: Democrats Sabotaging Their Own Chances Of Beating Trump

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:05
Tucker Carlson's monologue from "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on April 23, 2019: TUCKER CARLSON: Democrats say they despise Donald Trump. They seem to mean it; they tell us they will do anything to prevent him from continuing as president. But if that is really true, why are they working so hard to sabotage their own chances of replacing him? Why are Democrats suddenly saying things that would guarantee Trump's re-election as president? In just the past few months, Democrats have said things that are so out of the mainstream that it is very hard to imagine voters will back them. On Monday night on CNN, Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner, endorsed allowing felons who are currently behind bars to vote. "If somebody commits a serious crime -- sexual assault, murder -- they are going to be punished. They may be in jail for 10 years, 20 years, 50 years, their whole lives. That is what happens when you commit a serious crime," he said. "But I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy. Yes, even for terrible people." "Terrible people." So how terrible is Sanders talking about? Cannibals? Convicted spies? How about terrorists who kill children? Oh, yes, said Bernie Sanders, they should get to vote, too. Unlike the First or Second amendments, that is in the Constitution. Sen. Kamala Harris seemed to initially agree with that in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon, saying, "I think we should have that conversation" about allowing prisoners to vote. Okay, let's have a conversation. Best to do it right now, actually, because whenever the left tells you they want a conversation about something, you can be certain that any dissent on that subject will be banned a year from now. In 2020, questioning whether imprisoned terrorists should vote could earn you a trip to the HR department and a lifetime ban from PayPal and Twitter. So while we still can, consider the story of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev first came to the United States, you'll remember, on a tourist visa with the rest of his family from Kyrgyzstan. All of them promptly claimed asylum here, and they were given it. Over time, the Tsarnaevs collected more than $100,000 in taxpayer-financed government benefits. In 2012, Tsarnaev received U.S. citizenship. And less than a year later, he murdered three people and maimed hundreds with a pressure cooker bomb at the Boston Marathon. Now, he is on death row. So Democrats hear that story, and they feel outraged. It's not that immigrants repaid our generosity with a terror attack -- that might bother you, but it doesn't bother them. The injustice they are enraged by is that a convicted terrorist might not be allowed to help pick our next president. That is outrageous, in their view. It's just the kind of institutionalized bigotry that Kyrgyzstani refugees like the Tsarnaevs have faced historically in this country. Maybe they need reparations, too. They definitely need a voice. So do the convicts of West Feliciana Parish, La.. Of the 15,000 people who live in that parish, fully one-third of them are inmates at the maximum-security Angola State Prison Farm. They are the single largest bloc of voters in the area. According to Bernie Sanders, this is bad because they are being denied democracy. That is racist and once Bernie Sanders is president, they will be able to elect the city council and the sheriff, maybe the warden, too. That is the kind of "progress" we are talking about here.

'Special Report' Panel: Impeachment Debate, Biden Set To Enter 2020 Presidential Race

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 13:02
Will former Vice President Joe Biden seize frontrunner status? Charles Hurt, Leslie Marshall, and Jonah Goldberg discuss.

Cenk Uygur Slams Tucker Carlson Segment On Christianity and Sri Lanka Bombings: "All About Victimology"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:43
Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian criticize Tucker Carlson on Tuesday's edition of 'The Young Turks' for comments he made about former President Obama and Hillary Clinton's response to the Sri Lanka bombings. In a monologue on Monday's broadcast of 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' on FOX News, Carlson said our leaders believe Christians are the problem and criticized American media and Democratic leaders for their reluctance to condemn violence against Christians. "It's all about victimology," Uygur said. "Tucker Carlson does this show and it's no wonder Donald Trump likes it because he likes being the victim too. Like, oh, 'it's Christians.' Now, look, in this case, the Christians in the actual attack were the victims. And so why not talk about that? No, they've got to somehow bring an extra layer to it. The problem was the bombing as much as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, who secretly control this country, say 'Easter worshippers' instead of 'Christian worshippers.' But Easter is a Christian holiday. I mean to nit-pick like that is so bizarre and the only reason to do it is to get people riled up and say, 'Oh my God, I knew it! The culture wars!' It's not that the poor people in Sri Lanka got killed, it's I'm being oppressed in Indiana or in Kentucky because of Obama and Hillary Clinton's tweets."

Karen Finney: Bernie Sanders Stance On Prison Voting An Attempt To "Cater" To Black Voters

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:58
Democratic operative Karen Finney said Bernie Sanders was pandering to black voters when he called for people convicted of "extreme terrorism" to have the right to vote while in prison. She said Sanders diluted the strength of the argument that once felons have done their time they should retain the right to vote. "When you're talking about that level of extreme terrorism I think there are people who are not going to go full bore that terrorists should be able to vote. And that dilutes the strength of the point we're trying to make about once you served your time and you return home, you should be able to vote," Finney said Tuesday on CNN. KAREN FINNEY: The political calculation, this has obviously been a very big issue in the African-American community, because we know that disenfranchising people when they return is part of old Jim Crow. Kamala Harris talked about that last night, right? So there's absolutely, Florida and in a lot of places. So, remember that Bernie had trouble with the African-American community in 2016... What I read in his answer is, this is part of his attempt to cater to African-Americans. I think Kamala got it right as did the others, because the truth is, a lot of African-Americans, if you said, so the man who is about to be executed in Texas for dragging James Byrd Jr. behind a truck, should he get to vote? I don't think most folks think about when you're talking about that level of extreme terrorism -- I think there are people who are not going to go full bore that terrorists should be able to vote. And that dilutes the strength of the point we're trying to make about once you served your time and you return home, you should be able to vote.

Malzberg: Killing Christians Doesn't Matter To Corporate Media

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:44
RT AMERICA: Steve Malzberg (in for Rick Sanchez) discusses the latest details of the Easter Massacre in Sri Lanka and the dearth of mainstream media coverage concerning the persecution of Christians around the world. He points out that the comparatively apolitical story of the Notre Dame fire was all-too-convenient for establishment media, whose reporting led to online searches for news about the fire outnumbering searches for news about Sri Lanka bombings seven to one.

Piers Morgan: Why Aren't Democrats Campaigning For Constitutional Right of Felons To Buy A Gun?

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:37
Piers Morgan talks to Tucker Carlson about "woke thought" being applied to the American penal system and Sen. Bernie Sanders' call to let imprisoned felons vote. From 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' on FOX News: PIERS MORGAN: I was watching the CNN town hall when Bernie Sanders said what he said about the Boston Marathon bomber, and I literally spat my drink out. And it was a nice glass of red wine, so it was a senseless waste of good alcohol. I spat out it because I couldn't really believe what I was hearing. This is a guy, a front runner, as you said, to be the potential nominee for the Democratic party to beat Donald Trump, that is their plan, want they want to do, and their main selling point right now on a CNN town hall is that they want the Boston Marathon bomber to get a vote while he's in prison? While he is on death row? And while you say do not mock it, how can we not mock it? This is the stuff of utter lunacy. It is the kind of stuff -- I've been watching the show for a long time, this kind of invasion of "woke" thought, which is now really sending people nuts, I think it is now being extended to areas like the penal system. They are looking at this and saying 'Yeah, that makes perfect sense, it makes perfect sense that rapists, pedophiles, terrorist, people guilty of treason, mass murderers, serial killers, they should all have the right to vote, that is the most important thing.' Here's what I would asked them, and there is an irony of me putting this question, Tucker, which you will meet at the understand, but if you ask the very same Democratic candidates who support, who want the right to vote to exist for felons, ask them how they would feel about the right to own or buy a gun. I would love it as somebody who has a view completely different to you about gun control, I would love it if felons, were all treated as they are, are not allowed to not. They're not. It is very difficult for any felon in America to come out, if they had more than a one year sentence, to own or buy a gun. I'm pleased about that. According to the Democrats, logically speaking, that is an infringement on their constitutional rights. So why aren't they campaigning at the same time for felons to have the constitutional right to own and buy a gun?

Rep. Cummings: Trump Deserves "Mark Of Impeachment"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:27
House Oversight Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) responded President Trump's lawsuit against him and the administration's fight against congressional subpoenas in an interview with MSNBC's Joy Reid on Tuesday. "I think he does," Cummings said of Trump deserving the 'mark' of impeachment. "When you look at the Mueller report, the 10 items that Mueller pointed out in regard to obstruction if you take any one of those anybody in the United States that I know of would probably already be indicted."

Chris Matthews: Republicans Would Have A "National Frickin' Unbelievable Explosion" If Mueller Report Was On Hillary

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:19
MSNBC host Chris Matthews said if the report by special counsel Robert Mueller was about Hillary Clinton and collusion with the Russians, Republicans would come up with far worse of a "punishment" than "just kicking her out of office." On the Tuesday edition of 'Hardball' the host said Trump presidency should have an asterisk. "Remember Barry Bonds with the asterisk next to him because of the drugs? I mean, Trump doesn't even get the asterisk," he said. CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC HOST: I am not going to go on this rant more than maybe today, but I'm not going to forget about it. It seems to me that we have enough in our face right now. The headlines are enough for me. The Russians in a sweeping effort to destroy our electoral process gave it to Trump. They wanted to screw Hillary and they gave it to Trump. That's all fact, that's all there, 17 agencies of intelligence gave that to us a long time ago. That has all been confirmed by this report. They did it to help Trump win. Had that been the case, and they tried to help Hillary win, this would have been a national frickin' unbelievable explosion in the Republican party. You mean the reds in Moscow, those people, the KGB got that other person elected? That's why she won? That's how it happened? I'm sorry, I'm just mimicking what they would be doing. It's unbelievable. Then we find out she tried to fire, the Republican [director] of the FBI. If she tried to fire the good old southern boy who was an honest guy in terms of going after the investigation because he recused himself? Any sign of honesty was not there. If that was Hillary Clinton, I'm sorry. I don't know what punishment they would have thought of, but it wouldn't be just kicking her out of office. And yet the Democrats are schmoozed about this. 'Oh, I don't know.'

Lockhart: Don't Try To Impeach Trump, He Will Hold Rally After Rally Saying "Congress Found Me Innocent"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:25
Former Clinton White House press secretary Joe Lockhart explained Tuesday on CNN why he is against using the impeachment process against President Trump. Lockhart said the House would impeach Trump but the Senate would never vote to remove him, thus giving Trump reason to go on "rally after rally" declaring that Congress found him innocent. "They can bring all of these people up, but as soon as you open an and the president isn't removed, the president will go on rally after rally, saying that Congress found me innocent," Lockhart lamented. JOE LOCKHART, FMR. CLINTON ADVISOR: The public doesn't understand this. They think if the president is impeached, he's removed. In fact, that has to go to the Senate. And my biggest concern is that the Democrats could move impeachment. It would go to the Senate and no Republicans, maybe one or two, would vote, and the country would get the impression that the president was innocent and I think we need to avoid that at all costs. I think the Constitution -- the framers of the Constitution wanted these decisions made by the Congressmen, politicians. So politics, of course, are at play here. And I think the Democrats, as Nancy Pelosi was saying last night on the call, can do an investigation. They can bring all of these people up, but as soon as you open an and the president isn't removed, the president will go on rally after rally, saying that Congress found me innocent. We can get this done, it's not a binary choice. I would suggest that we do hearings for the next five or six months, bring everything out, and then the House puts a censure motion on the floor. The best thing for Democrats, though, and I make this point in 'The New York Times' op-ed, is I think Trump is rotting the Republican party out from the inside. And, you know, you find no Republican will go in front of a camera this week. Imagine them trying to go to their voters in 2020, with Trump at the top of the ticket. I think that's the opportunity for Democrats, beat them at the ballot box. Don't go down the road of impeachment, where you know you can't win.

Meghan McCain vs. 'The View' Panel on Voting Rights For Incarcerated Felons: "He Killed People, Whoopi!"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:01
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Meghan McCain, and Ally Huntsman debate Sen. Bernie Sanders' idea to let incarcerated felons vote. The discussion got heated when McCain focused on letting terrorists like the Boston Marathon Bomber vote, the specific example Sen. Sanders was asked about.

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